A couple of weeks ago in these pages, I declared Rx Bandits the best OC band of the last decade. Some hate mail ensued. It concerned the absence of "real" bands like Atreyu from my controversial statement. Upon reflection, I thought maybe I was just being a prick. Believe it or not, at the time the letter came in, I was trying to get an interview with Atreyu, and in an effort to conduct a decent one, I delved headfirst into the metalcore, screamo, metallic-hardcore scene which I've... More >>>